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  1. Marcus Mariota can make case for greatest QB of all time

    Ted Miller

    In a new AT&T commercial, Heisman Trophy winners Bo Jackson, Doug Flutie and Herschel Walker, sitting around watching the new College Football Playoff on ESPN, try to tease Joe Montana about his not winning the bronze statue. Montana seems duly i...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  2. Plenty of grumpy teams in Pac-12

    Ted Miller

    It's been another banner year for the Pac-12, one that might even get better if the conference wins its first national title since 2004. Five teams are ranked, eight are bowl-eligible and seven won eight or more regular-season games. Yet there's a...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  3. Shaw, USC ready to move on with new 'D'

    Ted Miller

    Josh Shaw transferred from Florida to USC in the spring of 2012 thinking he was leaving an SEC power for a national title contender. Didn't exactly work out like that. "I think everyone had big goals -- we all had national championship aspirations...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  4. Can Pac-12 exploit SEC 'talent drain'?

    Ted Miller

    The 2013 NFL draft was terrible for the Pac-12. It was worse than any draft since 2000. Well, other than 2012, when the draft looked a lot like the one last weekend, with 28 players also picked. The conference had 28 players picked in 2010, but th...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  5. Final pre-signing day recruiting rankings

    Ted Miller

    Florida leads the nation and USC leads the Pac-12 with national signing day just two days away, according to the recruiting rankings. USC is followed by UCLA at No. 11, but the Bruins and Trojans are battling for a number of prospects dow...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  6. Ohio State: What might have been?

    Ted Miller

    Ohio State posted one of the great "What might have been?" seasons in the history of college football this year. Just imagine what might have happened had the unbeaten Buckeyes, say, anticipated oncoming NCAA sanctions and self-imposed a bowl ban ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  7. Oregon 4th in coaches' poll

    Ted Miller

    The Pac-12 is out of the national title hunt, and it also lost two ranked teams over the weekend with losses by Arizona and Washington. Oregon is No. 4 in the coaches' poll and No. 6 in the AP poll to lead the Pac-12. Both polls have Notre Dame, A...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  8. Final: Oregon 48, Oregon State 24

    Ted Miller

    The 116th Civil War was close. And then it wasn't. Yes, we've seen that before with Oregon. Oregon scored 28 consecutive second-half points and blew away Oregon State 48-24. The Beavers opened the third quarter with a touchdown drive that narro...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  9. Who's No. 2?

    Ted Miller took on the idea of which team should be ranked No. 2 today. Guess whose case I took on. That's right. Toledo. Kidding. What was my case for Oregon? Oregon should be No. 2 because it's got the best chance of ending up No. 1. Bas...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  10. Panic! Oregon tumbles to fourth in ranks

    Ted Miller

    Despite being ranked second in the human polls, Oregon is fourth in the second iteration of the BCS rankings. Man the battle stations! Launch preemptive attack on East Coast bias! Easy now. Do not fret. Lots of football left. And if Oregon f...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  11. Oregon remains No. 2 in both polls

    Ted Miller

    Oregon remains No. 2 in both human polls, but most projections have the Ducks falling to fourth behind Florida and Kansas State when the BCS standings are released tonight. The top-five is the same in both polls: 1. Alabama; 2. Oregon; 3. Florida;...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  12. Oregon ranked third in first BCS standings

    Ted Miller

    Oregon was ranked third in the initial BCS standings released Sunday night, behind No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida. The Ducks are No. 2 in all the major polls, but are ranked sixth by the computers. One computer poll has the Ducks 10th, which is a...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  13. Contenders will be keen on Irish-Cardinal

    Ted Miller

    Is Notre Dame for real? (Skip.) Is Notre Dame for real? (Skip.) Is Notre Dame for real? (Skip.) Yes, the college football punditry and peanut gallery can sound like a broken record. The Fighting Irish are 5-0 and ranked seventh, and almost every s...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  14. Rich Rodriguez talks offensive philosophy

    Ted Miller

    Here's an interesting story from Andrea Adelson about "copycat coaches." It's interesting not only because it's a good topic but also, for our purposes, because its central figure is new Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez, arguably the father of the modern...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  15. Pac-12 should fight for Delany model

    Ted Miller

    At the Pac-12 meetings last week in Phoenix, it became clear that conference coaches and athletic directors as well as commissioner Larry Scott favor a potential four-team college football playoff including a requirement that each of the four partici...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  16. Playoffs? Playoffs? Five is the new No. 3

    Ted Miller

    If you believe a four-team playoff will end controversy in college football as we know it, you probably believe that our culture would heal itself if only it could be rid of the Kardashians. That's a silly analogy, but the point is something that ...

    Blog | May 01, 2012